How to Study for the Patent Bar Exam

The Patent Bar is a difficult test to prepare for no matter how you’re going about it. Whether you’re studying the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP) on your own, reviewing a home study course, or taking a live class, the sheer volume of legalese can be difficult for even the most dedicated individual. In this […]

Updates to the Patent Bar Exam Beginning October 4th, 2014

The PTO made an announcement on their website in early July that they will start testing over the 9th Edition of the MPEP beginning October 4th, 2014. And beginning October 4th, 2014 the Patent Bar will also cover a few supplements. These include the following: -> Consolidated Patent Laws Including Changes Implementing the Patent Law […]

Patent Bar Exam Study Planners

Pass the Patent Bar on Your Terms The PES-System was created to help you pass the Patent Bar Exam in a much shorter  amount of time and with less frustration than if you attempt it on your  own. Save your time and  concentrate your efforts on more important things like finding a job. Having a clear […]

MPEP Search Strategy for the Patent Bar Exam

You probably already realize you may use the MPEP during the Patent Bar exam. For many, that gives off the impression that the test is an open book exam you don’t really need to study for.  But an attitude like that will definitely result in a failure. The fact is, although you can use the […]

How Does the MPEP 9th Edition Impact the Patent Bar Exam?

The MPEP 9th Edition was released and published on the USPTO website in March 2014. However, the Patent Bar does not always reflect the latest version of the MPEP. It often lags behind (sometimes it lags behind as much as a full year or more). Currently, the tested version of the MPEP is the 8th Edition, […]

U.S. Law Schools By State

Click on the map below to be taken to a listing of law schools located within that state:  Alabama Birmingham School of Law Cumberland School of Law, Samford University Miles Law School University of Alabama School of Law Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona Arkansas University of Arkansas School of Law […]

March 2014 Updates to the PES-System Patent Bar Review

March was a busy month for us at Patent Education Series. Here’s a rundown of what we accomplished: 1. The entire online Patent Bar program now runs on Mac’s, iPad’s, iPhones, tablets, and most Smart phones. That’s right.  All the quizzes and tools will run on just about any device so you’re not limited to […]

Salary Ranges for Patent Agents and Patent Attorneys

Everyone wants to know how much they’ll be making as a patent agent or attorney, but unfortunately it’s a difficult question to answer. That’s because your salary will vary due to a number of outside factors. We’ve put together a list of the factors that will help determine your exact salary along with research of […]

25 Must Read Articles on the America Invents Act

The world of patent law is all abuzz over the America Invents Act. If you need to brush up on what the AIA is about (whether you’re preparing for the Patent Bar exam or you’re a patent practitioner, an inventor, small business owner, or an entrepreneur) here are the top 25 must read articles for […]

Eamon Wall Shares Tips On Getting Your First Job as a Patent Agent or Patent Attorney

When did you become a patent agent/attorney? I’ve been a patent attorney since 1994. Two years corporate, the rest in private practice. I love it. It’s a really great career. I don’t really sweat the economic ups and downs. I know what I am doing, I like what I do and my skill set is […]